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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Announces 2012 Workshop Series

INDIANAPOLIS – (February 1, 2012) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) has announced the lineup for its monthly workshop series.

Held at the KIB headquarters, 1029 Fletcher Ave., the monthly workshop series features hands on learning opportunities and varied topics to appeal to many Indianapolis residents. Pre-registration and a $10 registration fee is required to attend—SOLAR, Adopt-A-Block, and KIB green team member will receive a discount. Visit to sign up or learn more.

On February 23, KIB will host: Vermicomposting at Home. This demo will be led by Keith O’Dell, owner of Castaway Compost. Participants will learn to turn trash to treasure using red worms. Fruit and veggie waste, pizza boxes, old phonebooks and junk mail will be transformed into nutrient-rich worm compost.

Other monthly workshops include:

  • March 22 | Planting Natives
  • April 17 | Edible Weeds
  • May 24 | Build Your Own Bike Bucket
  • June 21 | Creating Bird-Friendly Backyards
  • July 12 | How to Kill a Tree
  • August 9 | Greening Your Home
  • September 20 | Landscape 101
  • October 16 | Recycling 101
  • November 15 | Raising Backyard Chickens
  • TBA | Integrating Vacant Land into the Neighborhood

For more information on KIB’s efforts to beautify the city and to learn about KIB programs, please

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization uniting people to build community and transform public spaces through aesthetic and environmental improvement. In 2011, KIB worked with more than 46,000 volunteers on over 600 community projects throughout the city. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Twitter @kibiorg and like us on Facebook @kibiorg.